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Harvard University

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Harvard University is a university based in Cambridge, MA that was founded in 1650. As of 2018 they had $5.7 billion in revenue and $55 billion in assets.

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard's two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: President And Fellows Of Harvard College.

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Program areas at Harvard University

Education and other institutional activities: harvard university (the "university") is a private, not-for-profit institution of higher education with approximately 7,544 undergraduate and 15,443 graduate students. The university includes the faculty of arts and sciences (harvard college), the john a. paulson school of engineering and applied sciences, the division of continuing education, ten graduate and professional schools, the radcliffe institute for advanced study, a variety of research museums and institutes, and an extensive library system to support the teaching and research activities of the harvard community.

Sponsored research activities: the range of research activities at harvard is broad and deep. Harvard scholars conduct research in almost every field, and seek to expand human knowledge through analysis, innovation, and insight. As reported on part viii, research is supported by federal grants (line 1e), non-federal sponsored grants (line 1f) and non-federal sponsored contracts (line 2b). The university's principal source of federal sponsored funds is the department of health and human services. The university also has many non-federal sources of sponsored awards, grants, and contracts, including research institutes, foundations, state and local governments, foreign governments, and corporations. Sponsored grants and contracts normally provide for the recovery of direct and indirect costs.

Form 990s for Harvard University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Sep 12, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 26, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 3, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Jul 16, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Harvard University

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,888,401,380
Program services$1,858,786,665
Investment income and dividends$233,116,195
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$77,774,333
Net rental income$38,162,538
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,655,238,172
Net income from fundraising events$21,958
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$5,751,501,241

Vendors for Harvard University

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-04-23
███ ███████████Marketing software2020-04-23
██████Fundraising software2020-04-23
█████████Marketing software2020-04-23
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-04-23
█████████Content management system software2020-04-23
██████████████████████ ███Accounting (including auditing); Audit accounting$184,7092019-12-20
████ ███████ ███████████Prin Gifts$213,4202018-06-01
...and 54 more vendors

Personnel at Harvard University

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Claudine GayEdgerley Family Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences-Jan. 10, 2019
Robert IulianoSenior Vice President and General Counsel$501,536Jan. 10, 2019
██████ ██████████Director of Research Finance-Jan. 30, 2020
██████ █████████Univ Controller , Harvard University-May 23, 2019
███████ █ █████████Controller-Sept. 26, 2017
█████ █ ██████Vice President for the Harvard Library$115,894Jan. 10, 2019
█████████ █ ████Executive Vice President$615,753Jan. 10, 2019
████ █████████Vice President, Secretary of the University$330,627Jan. 10, 2019
████ ██████Provost$622,341Dec. 17, 2018
█████ █ ██████████Past Treasurer$0April 23, 2018
...and two more key personnel

Peer universities

1Vanderbilt University501(c)(3)$1.7 billionNashville, TN
2Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)501(c)(3)$1.5 billionPittsburgh, PA
3Northeastern University (NU)501(c)(3)$1.6 billionBoston, MA
4Trustees of Boston University501(c)(3)$2.4 billionBoston, MA
5Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)501(c)(3)$4.4 billionCambridge, MA
6University of Pittsburgh501(c)(3)$2.5 billionPittsburgh, PA
7The George Washington University (GWU)501(c)(3)$1.6 billionAshburn, VA
8California Institute of Technology501(c)(3)$3.5 billionPasadena, CA
9New York University (NYU)501(c)(3)$7.2 billionNew York, NY
10Cornell University501(c)(3)$5.0 billionIthaca, NY
11Northwestern University501(c)(3)$3.1 billionEvanston, IL
12Washington University in St. Louis (Wash. U)501(c)(3)$3.3 billionSaint Louis, MO
13University of Southern California (USC)501(c)(3)$5.6 billionLos Angeles, CA
14Stanford University501(c)(3)$7.2 billionRedwood City, CA
15Columbia University501(c)(3)$5.8 billionNew York, NY
16Yale University501(c)(3)$5.0 billionNew Haven, CT
17University of Miami (UM)501(c)(3)$3.7 billionCoral Gables, FL
18Duke University501(c)(3)$3.3 billionDurham, NC
19Emory University501(c)(3)$4.5 billionAtlanta, GA
20Johns Hopkins University (JHU)501(c)(3)$6.4 billionBaltimore, MD
21Georgetown University501(c)(3)$1.6 billionWashington, DC
22University of Rochester501(c)(3)$3.8 billionRochester, NY
23University of Cambridge501(c)(3)$2.4 billionUnited Kingdom,
24University of Notre Dame501(c)(3)$2.5 billionNotre Dame, IN
25University of Pennsylvania (Penn)501(c)(3)$7.2 billionPhiladelphia, PA

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